Mechanics Of Impeachment

In an interview with NPR's Nina Totenberg, former House Judiciary Committee Chairman Peter Rodino talked about some of the considerations he made when preparing 24 years ago for the impeachment hearings for President Richard Nixon. Many of his considerations — bipartisanship, secrecy, subpoena power — are some of the same ones facing House leaders today as they try to decide how they should respond to the report delivered to Congress today by independent counsel Kenneth Starr.

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